Announcement of a free exhibition supported by Landscape Surgery, with the opening night on Thursday the 6th June.
Time, the deer, is in the wood of Hallaig / Tha tìm, am fiadh, an Coille Hallaig
This free exhibition investigates the properties of forest memory through text, archive, and ‘xylarium’, or wood collection. Between the French horticultural term “forest trauma” and Robert Pogue Harrison’s “forests of nostalgia”, a whole discipline around history, witnessing, and the memorial qualities of woodland opens up. Art works examining the cultural expression of time and history in the forest are placed here alongside archival photographs, small press texts, artefacts, and museum objects, in an old, low-lit belfry designed by Sir John Soane.
But, mean glory of the world, / misshapen memory…
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